This is our day guide for Sunday October 17th 2021 which shows you at a glance what's happening on this day around the world. Using the calendar on this page, you can look at a day guide for any day. Why not look up your birthday to see which holidays you share it with?

Observances on October 17th 2021

Global Ethics Day

Global Ethics Day

Find out the dates, history and traditions of Global Ethics Day

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Black Poetry Day

Black Poetry Day

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National  Edge Day

National  Edge Day

Find out the dates, history and traditions of National  Edge Day

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National Mulligan Day

National Mulligan Day

Find out the dates, history and traditions of National Mulligan Day

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National Pasta Day

National Pasta Day

Find out the dates, history and traditions of National Pasta Day

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International Day for the Eradication of Poverty 

International Day for the Eradication of Poverty 

17 October presents an opportunity to acknowledge the effort and struggle of people living in poverty.

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Public Holidays on October 17th 2021

Mother's Day

Mother's Day

Mother's Day is celebrated across the world, in more than 50 countries, though not all countries celebrate it on the same day

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Dessalines Day

Dessalines Day

Commemorates the death of Jean-Jacques Dessalines, Haiti's first ruler, in 1806

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Dussehra

Dussehra

The festival of Dusseha symbolizes the triumph of good over evil in the legend of Rama and Ravana

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